Ford is boosting
its Mondeo ECOnetic range. With the introduction of a new, 2.0-litre,
115PS model – the lowest CO2 Mondeo yet – and broadens the
choice of Ford models available with less than 140g/km CO2.
The new Ford Mondeo
ECOnetic is offered in five-door or estate form, each with the same,
139g/km CO2 rating, furthering Ford’s commitment to creating
fuel efficient models, without sacrificing practicality or driving
Each uses Ford’s
proven 2.0-litre, 115PS TDCi engine, optimised with a six-speed
transmission to create EC combined fuel economy1 of 54.3mpg,
rising to 64.2mpg in motorway cruising and giving a potential combined
driving range of over 800 miles.
emission-reducing ECOnetic features include low-rolling resistance tyres
and an optimum gearchange indicator, plus aerodynamics-enhancing sports
suspension, air deflectors and a rear spoiler. Inside, the
no-compromise Mondeo driving environment offers dual-zone automatic
temperature control, BluetoothTM connectivity with voice control, cruise
control, seven airbags and Quickclear heated front windscreen.
ESP with Traction
Assist and Emergency Brake Assist complete a standard features list that
ensures Mondeo ECOnetic is as poised as it is efficient and comfortable.
The arrival of this
new Mondeo ECOnetic is good news for company car drivers – the 2.0-litre
engine gives access to a greater number of company car lists, while its
low CO2 and competitive price ensure the lowest tax band in
its class and low P11D costs.
Family buyers will
also find the latest Ford Mondeo ECOnetic easy on the pocket, with its
low CO2 qualifying for Vehicle Excise Duty Band E (£120 per
year) and excellent driving range.
“Running costs are
driving purchase decisions, but customers do not want to compromise to
achieve low ownership costs,” explains Mondeo brand manager, Jon
Gunn-Smith. “More people than ever are recognising that ECOnetic
delivers the right balance for them – and more Mondeo customers have
opted for ECOnetic in the first five months of 2009, than in the whole
The new models will
be offered alongside the existing five-door or estate 1.8-litre, 125PS
Mondeo ECOnetic models. Ford now boasts the broadest sub-160g/km
vehicle range of any manufacturer, with 185 models providing savings to
company car and family buyers alike. At the end of 2008, Ford was named
"Greenest Manufacturer of the Year" by Green-Car-Guide.com.
The Ford Mondeo
2.0-litre ECOnetic is on sale now, priced from £20,795 on-the-road.